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Mayor Cutter Delivers State of the City Address

March 31, 2015 

On Monday March 30th, Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter delivered her State of the City Address at the San Leandro Senior Community Center.

As part of the event, which was co-sponsored by the San Leandro Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Cutter provided an update on the acceleration of San Leandro’s innovation climate as well as other exciting local developments.

Other key topics and themes included:

  • Major new investments in infrastructure and public safety made possible by Measure HH
  • Various initiatives to improve San Leandro’s quality of life, including the upcoming Cherry Festival on June 6th, as well as other efforts to enhance art and culture
  • Transforming San Leandro’s industrial area into a center for innovation in the Bay Area
  • The City’s ongoing efforts to attract and retain new business investment

For additional information, please see:

The transcript of the State of the City Address

The State of the City slideshow


Nomination Period Now Open for Recreation & Parks Commission Representative

March 25, 2015 

The City of San Leandro presently has a vacancy on its Recreation and Parks Commission. This particular commissioner will be selected by, and will represent the interests of the San Leandro Unified School District on the City Commission. Applicants must be registered voters and residents of San Leandro who can demonstrate involvement in community service, schools, and Recreation and Parks activities and who have the ability to be strong liaisons between the District and the Commission. Applicants must also reside within the geographic boundaries of the San Leandro Unified School District. The successful candidate will be expected to attend the Commission's monthly meetings (plus potential ad hoc meetings) as well as monthly meetings to report to the School Board.


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Citywide Garage Sale & Recycling Event

March 16, 2015 

Mark your calendars for San Leandro’s annual Neighborhood Cleanup Day on Saturday, May 16! Host a Garage Sale at your house in the morning. The City will advertise participating households in the San Leandro Times (registration by May 7, 2015 is required). Later, drop-off items to be recycled at a local facility. Visit the Solid Waste & Recycling homepage for additional information.

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FREE Shredding, e-Waste & HHW Recycling Event – April 4th

March 5, 2015 

The City’s Recycling Program has partnered with the Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program to bring you a FREE one-stop recycling event on Saturday, April 4, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Public Works Service Center, 14200 Chapman Road. Residents are welcome to bring personal documents for shredding and may drop-off audio and video tapes, CDs, DVDs, household chemicals and batteries, as well as e-waste, medications, needles and sharps for recycling.

For a complete list of materials being accepted and packaging guidelines, please visit the Solid Waste & Recycling homepage or call (510) 577-6026.


$25k Reward Offered in Homicide of Joel Ramirez

February 19, 2015 

On February 17th the City Council approved a $25,000 reward for information regarding the December 2014 unsolved homicide of Joel Ramirez, a 21 year old San Leandro resident.

SLPD detectives have explored several motives surrounding this case and are presently searching for leads in order to identify the suspect responsible for Joel’s senseless murder.

The $25,000 reward is being offered in order to help will prompt someone to come forward with information that will lead to the arrest and criminal charging of the suspect responsible for the murder.


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Spring Activities Guide is Here!

January 21, 2015 

The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department has launched its 2015 Spring Activities Guide! Summer Sneak Peek, Chabot Day Camp, Summer Adventures, Special Events, Classes, Aquatics, Senior Trips... the list goes on and on! There is something for everybody from tots to seniors and individuals to families in the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Spring Activities Guide! Don't miss out on an opportunity to learn something new, meet new friends, get in shape and get involved in our community!

For information on our current course offerings, please visit the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Online Registration System or visit the Recreation and Human Services Department homepage.

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Additional News
Thursday April 2, 2015
All Day EventTrajes Regionales de Mexico - Main Library

Regional Costumes of Mexico

February 13 - May 16

On display during regular library hours.

An exhibit of breathtaking costumes from the collection of Oakland based Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno. The exhibition explores the central role of regional dress–from the glamorous to the very subtle–in Mexican folk-dance, music and costuming, bringing together iconic costumes from the regions of Mexico.

10:00 AMCanciones y cuentos en Español (Main Library)

Canciones y cuentos en Español para bebes y niños menores de tres años

Disfruta libros, cuentos y canciones en Español en la biblioteca con tus bebes y niños pequeños. Aprende canciones y rimas que puedes usar cada día con ellos en casa. Ven y juega con nosotros terminando la lectura del cuento. Este es un servicio gratuito ofrecido por First 5 Alameda County.
Martes 10:00am—Biblioteca South Branch (espacio es limitado en Biblioteca South Branch)
Jueves 10:00am—Biblioteca Principal

Songs and Stories in Spanish for Little Ones - Ages 0 to 3
Enjoy Spanish-language books, stories and songs at the library with your babies and toddlers. Learn songs and rhymes that you can use every day with your little one (ages 0 to 3). After storytime, you are invited to stay and play. This free storytime is funded by First 5 Alameda County.

Tuesdays at 10:00am— South Branch Library (space is limited at South Branch Library due to room capacity)
Thursdays at 10:00am—Main Library

10:30 AMPRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Manor Branch Library
Designed for children ages 3-8, our preschool storytimes feature the best in children's books, songs, and arts and crafts activities. This program is for children and a caregiver, to help children get ready for kindergarten, get the reading habit, and to have fun! No registration required, just drop in!
5:00 PMTech Drop In Lab (Main Library)

Do you have a tech device and need help using it?


The Tech Drop In Lab, the Library's free technology help program, is scheduled today, 5 PM to 8 PM on the first floor of the Main Library. It's designed for all ages and offers assistance using cell phones, digital cameras, tablets, laptop computers, other mobile devices, operating systems, and OverDrive, the Library's ebook service.


The library has trained volunteers ready to offer one-on-one assistance. All sessions are drop-in with no reservations necessary. Those seeking assistance are asked to bring in their tech device, power cords, account usernames, account passwords, and user manuals, if available. For more information, please call the Main Library Information Desk at (510) 577-3971.

7:00 PMBoard of Zoning Adjustments Meeting

The Board of Zoning Adjustments (BZA) meets the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in City Council Chambers.

Agendas and minutes can be found at www.sanleandro.org > About the City > Agendas/Meeting Central.

The BZA hears and decides upon:

  • Applications for zoning matters
  • Makes recommendations to the City Council on planned unit developments
  • Considers modification of requirements and restrictions for fences, walls and hedges
  • Makes recommendations to the Planning Commission regarding amendments to the Zoning Code.

For more information contact Elmer Penaranda at (510) 577-3314.

7:00 PMBig Read 2015 - "The Magnificent Seven" Film at Main Library

See the 1960 movie that inspires Nayeli’s plan to save her village. It is an Old West style remake of Akira Kurosawa’s Japanese film Seven Samurai. Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson star in this story of an oppressed Mexican peasant village that assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. (NR - 128 min.)

Free, no prior registration required.

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.


Friday April 3, 2015
All Day EventTrajes Regionales de Mexico - Main Library

Regional Costumes of Mexico

February 13 - May 16

On display during regular library hours.

An exhibit of breathtaking costumes from the collection of Oakland based Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno. The exhibition explores the central role of regional dress–from the glamorous to the very subtle–in Mexican folk-dance, music and costuming, bringing together iconic costumes from the regions of Mexico.


Saturday April 4, 2015
All Day EventBig Read 2015 - "The Magnificent Seven" Film at Museum

Show Times - 11:15am and 2:00pm

See the 1960 movie that inspires Nayeli’s plan to save her village. It is an Old West style remake of Akira Kurosawa’s Japanese film Seven Samurai. Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson star in this story of an oppressed Mexican peasant village that assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes. (NR - 128 min.)

Free, no prior registration required

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

All Day EventTrajes Regionales de Mexico - Main Library

Regional Costumes of Mexico

February 13 - May 16

On display during regular library hours.

An exhibit of breathtaking costumes from the collection of Oakland based Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno. The exhibition explores the central role of regional dress–from the glamorous to the very subtle–in Mexican folk-dance, music and costuming, bringing together iconic costumes from the regions of Mexico.

9:00 AMShredding, e-Waste & Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event

The City’s Recycling Program has partnered with the Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program to bring you a FREE one-stop recycling event. Residents are welcome to bring personal documents for shredding and may drop-off audio and video tapes, CDs, DVDs, household chemicals and batteries, as well as e-waste, medications, needles and sharps for recycling.

For a complete list of materials being accepted and packaging guidelines, please visit the Solid Waste & Recycling homepage or call (510) 577-6026.

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